conservation

Salamander embryo development (Credit: Dee Ann Chamberlain)
Salamander embryo development (Credit: Dee Ann Chamberlain)
Planet Forward Correspondent | Dartmouth College
In the heart of Austin, Texas, lies a salamander sanctuary that exists as a backup, in case the wild population were to be wiped out — but is it enough to save the species?
Ohio University
In Western Uganda, world-renowned birder Harriet Kemigisha inspires and promotes conservation through her work as a guide, researcher, and community leader around Kibale National Park.
In a Zoom interview, Lips describes how she worked with multiple organizations to create Wildlife Conservation Legislation.

In a Zoom interview, Lips describes how she worked with multiple organizations to create Wildlife Conservation Legislation. (Screengrab from Zoom)

George Washington University
Imagine a disease stealthily traveling around the world, killing millions, and not leaving behind a trace of its existence. For almost thirty years, Karen Lips has been studying and advocating for policies to stop one mysterious fungal disease that... Read More

Uganda cob. (Pixabay)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | The George Washington University
To prevent or at least forestall the next pandemic, we clearly have an obligation to examine and prevent the practices that promote close contact between humans and wildlife, particularly bushmeat hunting and deforestation.

(alexstrachan/Pixabay)

Digital Content Producer & Assistant Editor, Planet Forward
The Elephant Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Prohibition Act, first proposed in 2015, was passed after a push from investigative work and grassroots organizing.

Photographed in the forests of Palawan, a Philippine pangolin pup nudges its mother, rolled up in a protective ball. (Gregg Yan/Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | The George Washington University
Pressuring governments to issue bans and closures of wet markets could prevent the emergence of infectious disease. But it does not solve the widespread issue of bushmeat circulation between hunters and their families.

(Deepti Bansal Gage/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | GW Law School
Environmentalism is a relatively recent concept in the Western world, creating challenges when confronting our growing environmental issues. Looking to other, non-western cultures and leaders, may help develop enduring solutions.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | University of Georgia
Understanding birds is the first step toward avian species conservation, and bird banding improves our knowledge of birds' migration patterns and life histories.
George Washington University
Energy conservation through the smallest action can make the biggest impact.
SUNY ESF
The Great Swamp Conservancy strives to educate communities of all ages about environmental conservation to reach towards a sustainable future.

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